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Things to see & do in Queenstown - New Zealand

Queenstown, New ZealandSkyline Gondola .....Take gondola cableway and go up to the Bob's Peak, 790m high above sea level. Breathtaking panoramic viewsfrom Coronet Peak around to The Remarkables and beautiful Lake Wakatipu. The gondola base station is located 5 minutes walk from central Queenstown.
Open daily
Brecon Street, Queenstown
Phone: 03 441 0101

Lake Wakatipu ..... Lake Wakatipu provides year-round water activities offering cruises, yachting, windsurfing, water-skiing, and fishing. The vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw, known as Lady of the Lake, has been transporting passengers and goods around Lake Wakatipu since 1912.

Skippers Park ..... Situated in Skippers Canyon on the site of the original gold strikes, Skippers Park encompasses 20 acres which includes Winky's Museum, Pipeline Bungy, Skippers Canyon Jet and The Pipeline Walkway (longest single span suspension bridge in the Southern hemisphere), also under reconstruction is a working gold mining area.

Shotover Jet ..... Climb aboard for an exhilarating high speed jet boat ride through Shotover River Canyon. Your expert driver puts both you and the boat through it's paces, twisting and turning with only inches to spare.

Bungy Jump, Queenstown, New ZealandBungy Jumping .....Give yourself a massive dose of adrenalin, and throw yourself off a bridge or platform high above the ground with legs attached to a rubber band. The biggest challenge is to overcome your fear and do it!

White Water Rafting ..... Great for first time rafters if the Kawerau River, with four exciting rapids and calmer seas in between. Or for those looking for extra thrill and excitement, the wild and untamed Shotover River will take your breath away.

Tandem Skydive ..... This immense personal challenge takes all the courage one can conjour up. Terminal velocity as you plummet towards the earth at 200kph with your qualified jumpmaster attached to your back.

Coronet Peak and The Remarkables ..... Coronet Peak is only 20 minutes from Queenstown and the terrain is unequalled in New Zealand. Recommended for intermediate to expert skier. The Remarkables are also close to Queenstown and ideal for learners to intermediate. The view from the top is spectacular.

Arrowtown ..... The discovery of gold in the Arrow River led gold diggers and miners by the thousands in to this district. Arrowtown is a fascinating living historic town with displays of it's pioneering past all around. The gravels of the river still contain some gold today.

Things to see & do in Wanaka - New Zealand

Lake Wanaka, New ZealandLake Wanaka .... Located right at the heart of the southern lakes, Wanaka is the gateway to the Mt. Aspiring National Park, internationally renowned for its glaciers and magnificent tramping and climbing. The mountains surrounding the lake provide a winter paradise for snow lovers featuring top ski fields and heliski facilities. The town itself features a pretty shopping village with a wide variety of ambient areas to relax, eat and unwind.

Puzzling World .... “The Great Maze” is the first of the world’s “modern-style” great mazes. It is two storeys high and has 1.5 kilometres of confusing passages. “Puzzling World” is full of eccentric shaped buildings and puzzling rooms. Some are world unique and the others could be world best!

N.Z Fighter Pilots Museum .... Displays at the museum include photographic boards that cover the history of both the RNZAF & New Zealand RAF Squadrons as well as information on the life of a fighter pilot and the many and varied roles they undertook - especially during World War II. Mannequin and medal displays, personal stories and unique personal presentations of memorabilia are also a feature.

 

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